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Juul testing new Bluetooth-enhanced ‘lockable’ C1 device in UK market

Juul testing new Bluetooth-enhanced ‘lockable’ C1 device in UK market

August 7, 2019

The Juul C1 e-cigarette pairs with an Android smartphone via Bluetooth to limit who can use it as well as to provide a way of monitoring how often the user vapes. The C1, first in a series of Bluetooth-connected e-cigarettes, was launched in the UK following a trial in Canada.

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US city outlaws hiring of anyone who uses vapor products

US city outlaws hiring of anyone who uses vapor products

August 6, 2019

The US city of Dayton, Ohio has said it will not hire employees who use any nicotine products in a bid to create a healthier workplace, cut back on medical costs and reduce the ‘loss of productivity’ from smoke breaks.

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3 men arrested in New York for selling counterfeit vapor goods

3 men arrested in New York for selling counterfeit vapor goods

August 5, 2019

After selling approximately $4 million dollars of fake vapor products, fifty-eight-year-old Ali Asghar and his two sons, 33-year-old Ali Zar and 35-year-old Ali Moosa, have all been charged with trademark counterfeiting.

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Following vapers

Following vapers

August 5, 2019

Juul has launched the first in a series of bluetooth-connected e-cigarettes that can monitor users’ vaping and track their devices.

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Canada prepares for new vapor battle as vape-able marijuana pens become available Dec. 1

Canada prepares for new vapor battle as vape-able marijuana pens become available Dec. 1

August 4, 2019

Vape pens are among a series of new products, including edibles, beverages and extracts, that will be for sale legally in Canada in mid-December.

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Bombay waiting on whether vapor to be classified as a drug

Bombay waiting on whether vapor to be classified as a drug

August 4, 2019

A court in Bombay has held back on implementing a ban of vapor products while India’s FDA decides whether it should classify e-cigarettes as drugs.

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Standing up for alternatives

Standing up for alternatives

August 2, 2019

PMI is lobbying the Thai government to reverse a ban on smoking alternatives, such as e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products.

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Teen use ‘unintended’

Teen use ‘unintended’

July 29, 2019

Juul never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage users, company co-founder tells U.S. House subcommittee.

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Juul co-creator seeks to secure China vapor market with new Myst device

Juul co-creator seeks to secure China vapor market with new Myst device

July 26, 2019

Chenyue Xing’s company, Myst Labs, has developed a slick silver device called the Myst P Series that will debut at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Guangzhou on Saturday. Xing is one of the scientists behind the creation of Juul.

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Vaping aids cessation

Vaping aids cessation

July 26, 2019

A new study finds evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes daily helps U.S. smokers quit smoking combustible cigarettes.

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Juul ban sought

Juul ban sought

July 26, 2019

Schlesinger Law Firm has filed a motion for preliminary injunction asking a U.S. federal court in Florida to ban the sale of Juul electronic cigarettes across the United States.

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Anti-vaping ads released

Anti-vaping ads released

July 23, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is releasing its first anti-vaping television ads Monday targeting teens as part of its “The Real Cost” youth e-cigarette prevention campaign.

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Nicotine expert joins Juul

Nicotine expert joins Juul

July 22, 2019

Juul Labs has hired Mark Rubinstein, a prominent researcher known for his work on the risks nicotine poses for the adolescent brain, as its medical director.

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Leading researcher says study linking vaping to heart disease is ‘false and invalid’

Leading researcher says study linking vaping to heart disease is ‘false and invalid’

July 18, 2019

There is a battle brewing between two leading tobacco harm-reduction researchers over a study that links vaping to an increased chance of heart disease. The argument has muddied the science behind vaping and confused consumers.

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New PMTA deadline

New PMTA deadline

July 17, 2019

The U.S. District Court of Maryland on July 12 issued an order that will set the FDA Center for Tobacco PMTA deadline for vapor products to May 12, 2020.

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Unintended consequences

Unintended consequences

July 17, 2019

Efforts to limit the availability and appeal of e-cigarettes to young users could drive some existing users to smoke more tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study.

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Vype launches new closed-pod system using nicotine salt e-liquid

Vype launches new closed-pod system using nicotine salt e-liquid

July 17, 2019

The vapor brand Vype has launched the latest evolution in its range of vaping products, the Vype ePod. Owned by British American Tobacco (BAT), Vype’s ePod follows the brand’s innovative ePen 3 device.

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Digital stamps coming

Digital stamps coming

July 12, 2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to start requiring digital tax stamps on all e-cigarette and vapor products in November. Then, as of June 1, 2020, it will no longer be permissible to supply, transfer, store or possess unmarked designated excise goods in the UAE.

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